speak for

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And yet, notice that this unnamed mulatto does not speak for herself; it is another (white) woman who feels compelled to describe this black woman's bodily pain.
And when she does, she realizes that she must not look to higher powers for aid but must speak for and of herself.
All efforts at grasping for the right word or phrase are removed as I allow the Holy Spirit to speak for me.